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    Unique ID Code: 0000136571
    Added by: David Beckett
    Added on: 30/10/2010 18:30
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    The Secret of Kells

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    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 79
    Retail Price: £22.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Adventure, action and danger await young Brendan who must fight Vikings and a serpent God to find a crystal and complete the legendary Irish Book of Kells. From the producers of Kirikou and Triplets of Belleville, a new animated masterpiece.

    In the 9th Century, in a remote part of Ireland, lies the fortified Kells Abbey, where 12 years old Brendan lives quietly. He is hard at work with the other monks to fortify the abbey walls as protection against Viking raids. But he is called to a new life of adventure with the arrival of Brother Aidan, a celebrated master illuminator and keeper of an extraordinary, but unfinished Book. Aidan initiates Brendan into the art of illumination, awakening a prodigious talent.
    Brendan must finish the magnificent book. He has to overcome his deepest fears on a secret quest that will take him for the first time beyond the Abbey's walls into the enchanted forest where dangerous mythical creatures hide. It is here where he meets the fairy Aisling, a mysterious young white wolf/girl, who will help him along the way. But with the terrifying Viking hordes closing in, will Brendan's artistic vision illuminate the darkness and show that enlightenment is the best fortification against barbarians?

    Special Features:
    - Commentary
    - Trailer
    - Deleted scenes
    - Storyboard comparison with line test
    - Short Film - Cuilin Dualach
    - Compositing
    - Digital ink Paints
    - Effects

    Video Tracks:
    1080p Widescreen 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 English
    LPCM 2.0 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English HoH

    Directed By:
    Tomm Moore
    Nora Twomey

    Written By:

    Venise du Bois du Roy
    Brendan Gleeson
    Liam Hourican
    Mick Lally
    Michael McGrath
    Evan McGuire
    Christen Mooney
    Paul Tylack
    Paul Young

    Soundtrack By:
    Bruno Coulais

    Fabienne Alvarez-Giro

    Didier Brunner
    Tomm Moore

    Executive Producer:
    James Flynn
    Ivan Rouvreure
    Viviane Vanfleteren
    Paul Young

    Optimum Home Entertainment

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